Download e-book for kindle: Among Penguins: A Bird Man in Antarctica by Noah Strycker

By Noah Strycker

ISBN-10: 0870716298

ISBN-13: 9780870716294

The 12 months he graduated from university, 22-year-old Noah Strycker was once dropped through helicopter in a distant Antarctic box camp with chook scientists and a 3 months’ provide of frozen nutrition. His topics: greater than 1 / 4 million penguins.

Compact, industrious, and approachable, the Adélie Penguins who name Antarctica domestic stopover at their breeding grounds each one Antarctic summer time to nest and rear their younger sooner than returning to sea. due to long term reviews, scientists might be aware of extra approximately how those penguins will comply with weather swap than approximately the other creature within the world.

Bird scientists like Noah are much less popular. just like the intrepid early explorers of Antarctica, smooth scientists interested in the frozen continent face an completely inhospitable panorama, person who evokes, isolates, and punishes.

With wit, interest, and a deep wisdom of his topic, Strycker recounts the truth of existence on the finish of the Earth—thousand-year-old penguin mummies, hurricane-force blizzards, and daily life in lower than freezing temperatures—and delves deep right into a international of technological know-how, obsession, and birds.

Among Penguins weaves a charming story of penguins and their researchers at the coldest, driest, maximum, and windiest continent on the earth. Birders, enthusiasts of the Antarctic, and fanatics of first-person experience narratives may be interested by Strycker’s book.

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